"The mention of my child's name may bring tears to my eyes, but it never fails to bring music to my ears."

Poems and Quotes


"An angel in the book of life wrote down my baby's birth. Then whispered as she closed the book 'too beautiful for earth'.
Author unknown

"Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends".
Corinthians 13:7-8

"Sweet Little Flower of Heavenly birth, you were too fair to bloom on earth"
Author unknown

"Those we have held in our arms for a little while, we hold in our hearts forever."
Author unknown

"A heart of gold stopped beating, two willing hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best."
Author unknown

"The mention of my child's name may bring tears to my eyes, but it never fails to bring music to my ears. If you are really my friend, let me hear the beautiful music of his name. It soothes my broken heart and sings to my soul."
Author unknown

"A moment in our arms...a lifetime in our hearts."
Author unknown

"A Life may last for just a moment... but memory can make that moment last forever..."
Author unknown

"Each new life... No matter how fragile or brief... Forever changes the world."
Author unknown


Blue Tranquility
(Written for Hull Sands by the Holy Trinity choir)

In the midst of Blue Tranquility, all anguish quell;
In the midst of Blue Tranquility, all thoughts can dwell
on treasured mem'ries, love so real;
such precious feelings-help us feel
in this place of Blue Tranquility, a sense of peace and calm.

God of love and God of Grace - hear our prayer
Bless these families in their loss - please hear our prayer
They come to you for peace and calm
their loved ones with you, safe from harm.
In this place of Blue Tranquility, Lord, please hear our prayer. 

Little Snowdrop
(Author unknown)

The world may never notice 
If a Snowdrop doesn't bloom,
Or even pause to wonder 
If the petals fall too soon. 
But every life that ever forms, 
Or ever comes to be, 
Touches the world in some small way
For all eternity.
The little one we long for
Was swiftly here and gone.
But the love that was then planted
Is a light that still shines on.
And though our arms are empty,
Our hearts know what to do.
Every beating of our hearts
Says that we love you.

If Tears Could Build A Stairway
(Author unknown)

If tears could build a stairway
And memories were a lane
We would walk right up to Heaven
And bring you back again

No farewell words were spoken
No time to say goodbye
You were gone before we knew it
And only God knows why

Our hearts still ache in sadness
And secret tears still flow
What it meant to lose you
No on will ever know

But know we know you want us
To mourn for you no more
To remember all the happy times
Life still has much in store

Since you’ll never be forgotten
We pledge to you today
A hallowed place within our hearts
Is where you’ll always stay 

When you feel Lonely
(Author unknown)

When You feel Lonely
When a person you love passes away
Look to the night sky on a clear day.
The star that to you, appears to be bright,
Will be your loved one,Looking upon you during the night.
The lights of heaven are what shows through
As your loved one watches all that you do.
When you feel lonely for the one that you love,
Look to the Heavens in the night sky above.

Tiny Angels
(Author unknown)

Tiny Angels rest your wings
sit with me for awhile.
How I long to hold your hand,
And see your tender smile.
Tiny Angel, look at me,
I want this image clear...
That I will forget your precious face
Is my biggest fear.
Tiny Angel can you tell me,
Why you have gone away?
You weren't here for very long...
Why is it, you couldn't stay?
Tiny Angel shook his head,"
These things I do not know...
But I do know that you love me,
And that I love you so.

The Cord
(Author unknown)

We are connected,
My child and I, by
An invisible cord
Not seen by the eye.

It's not like the cord
That connects us 'til birth
This cord can't been seen
By any on Earth.

This cord does it's work
Right from the start.
It binds us together
Attached to my heart.

I know that it's there
Though no one can see
The invisible cord
From my child to me.

The strength of this cord
Is hard to describe.
It can't be destroyed
It can't be denied.

It's stronger than any cord
Man could create
It withstands the test
Can hold any weight.

And though you are gone,
Though you're not here with me,
The cord is still there
But no one can see.

It pulls at my heart
I am bruised...I am sore,
But this cord is my lifeline
As never before.

I am thankful that God
Connects us this way
A mother and child
Death can't take it away!

(Author unknown)

Remembrance is a golden chain
Death tries to break,but all in vain.
To have, to love, and then to part
Is the greatest sorrow of one's heart.
The years may wipe out many things
But some they wipe out never.
Like memories of those happy times
When we were all together.

Baby Alice - An Angel never dies
(Karen O'Connor)

Don’t let them say I wasn’t born, that something stopped my heart,
I felt each tender squeeze you gave, I loved you from the start.
Although my body you can’t hold, it doesn’t mean I’m gone,
This world was worthy not of me, God chose that I move on,
I know the pain that drowns your soul, what you are forced to face,
You have my word, I’ll fill your arms, someday we will embrace.
You’ll hear that it was “meant to be, God doesn’t make mistakes”
But that won’t soften your worst blow or make your heart not ache.
I’m watching over all you do, another child you’ll bear,
Believe me when I say to you, that I am always there.
There will come a time, I promise you, when you will hold my hand,
Stroke my face and kiss my lips and then you’ll understand.
Although I never breathed your air, or gazed into your eyes,
That doesn’t mean I never was
An Angel Never Dies.

I’m going to tell you something
(Author unknown)

I’m going to tell you something,
I hope you'll never have to know.
Ill tell you how a heart can break
and tears can constant flow.

I lost my baby girl you see
an angel in my eyes
The lord reached right down, took her hand
and led her to the skies.

Please don’t ever tell me,
that time will heal my pain
because not even time,
will bring her back again.

Please do not forget my child,
she was a person too,
forever she will live,
inside of me and you.

Just tell me that’s she’s happy,
in that land way up above,
she’s snuggled in an angels wings
wrapped in mummy & daddy’s love .

A Million Times
(Author unknown)

You never said I'm leaving
You never said good-bye
You were gone before I knew it
And only God knew why

A million times we've needed you,
A million times we've cried.
If love alone could've saved you,
You never would have died.

In life we loved you dearly,
In death we love you still.
In our hearts you hold a place,
No one else will ever fill.

It broke our hearts to lose you,
But you didn't go alone.
Part of us went with you,
The day God took you home

I Thought of You Today
(Author unknown)

I thought of you with love today but that is nothing new
I thought about you yesterday and days before that too,
I think of you in silence I often speak your name
All I have are memories and your picture in a frame
Your memory is my keepsake with which I’ll never part
God has you in His keeping I have you in my heart.

What makes a Mother
(Author unknown)

So now you see
What makes a Mother
It's the feeling in your heart
It's the love you had so much of
Right from the very start

I Did Not Die
(Author unknown)

Do not stand at my grave and weep;
I am not there. I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow.
I am the diamond glints on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
I am the gentle autumn's rain,
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the swift uplifting rush
Of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft stars that shine at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry;
I am not there. I did not die.

A Special Birthday
(Author unknown)

Please God, make them remember that
Today is a special, birthday.
Make them understand that
The memories don't go away.
Bless them, with ears to hear and hearts that care.
Enable them to listen while I share.
Shelter them that they may never know my pain.
Help them to help me know that my child's life was not in vain.
Help them to remember, Lord that I wish
That my child was here
So we could still celebrate.
To understand that I still
Feel the nearness of my child.
To see beyond my smile and the
Words. "I'm okay."
Please God, just let one remember today
Is a special birthday!

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